Tag Archives: Plant Growth Regulator

IPM Field Meeting – May 28, 2019

Date: Tuesday, May 28 Time: 9 am Location: Near Port Lavaca at the Intersection of FM 1679 and Sanders Rd. 28.609097, -96.721086 Topics: Crop development, cotton fleahopper management, and plant growth regulators will be discussed CEUs: 1 hour CEU will be provided.   CROP TOUR DATES Refugio County – June 12 Calhoun County – June 13 Victoria County – June 18

Cotton IPM Update – 5/26/2017

Cotton maturity across the Mid-Coast ranges from half-grown square to near cutout. Pest insects to be aware of include cotton fleahopper, bollworms, stink bugs and verde plant bugs. Continue to monitor young cotton for cotton fleahoppers until the first week of bloom.  If you have a decent fruit set at bloom of at least 70% retention, the cotton fleahopper should not be a pest after first bloom. By bloom, the cotton plant should have 80% or more of the harvestable fruit.  Since the fleahopper is not able to cause square loss to squares larger than… Read More →

Crop Scouting Field Meeting – June 27

Monday, June 20,  8:30 a.m. Location: Calhoun County, Cotton field at corner of Hwy 87 and FM 2433. Topics: Scouting Cotton and Sorghum